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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—CIP Carriage and insurance paid toThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the CIP Carriage and insurance paid to...
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19th May
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The British Franchise Association (BFA)This Practice Note examines the role and remit of the British Franchise Association (the BFA) in the franchise...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Rickard of Fieldfisher and David Bond of Fieldfisher 19th May
Q&As
In a business-to-business contract where a contractual long-stop date has passed but the parties wish to continue with the contract, should they...
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19th May
Precedents
[ON HEADED NOTEPAPER OF PARTY A][Insert address of Party B][[Insert address of Guarantor]][Insert date]Dear [name of Party B][ and [name of...
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19th May
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Key differences in the law of contract between Scots and English lawScots contract law has in many ways become similar to its English counterpart...
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Produced in partnership with Morton Fraser 19th May
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The EU Consumer Rights DirectiveThis Practice Note provides an overview of Directive 2011/83/EU (OJ L 304/64), the EU Consumer Rights Directive (EU...
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19th May
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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—CPT Carriage paid toThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the CPT Carriage paid to Incoterm in the Incoterms® 2020...
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19th May
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AffirmationAffirmation is an indication of the intention to continue with a contract. Affirmation may arise in the case of:•a repudiatory breach of...
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19th May
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1 Counterparts—agreement 1.1 This agreement may be signed in any number of separate counterparts, each of which when...
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19th May
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Agent and principal relationships with third partiesThis Practice Note deals with the relationships arising between principals, agents and third...
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19th May
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BailmentThis Practice Note provides an introduction to bailment, which is a large and complex topic.This Practice Note provides a working definition...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court 19th May
Precedents
Option 1—contract signed on behalf of a company, where the authorised signatory is an individual Signed by [insert name of...
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19th May
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Requirements of the company sealThis Practice Note provides practical guidance regarding the requirements of the company seal. Where a company has a...
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19th May
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Private right of redress for consumersThis Practice Note summarises a consumer’s private right of redress for misleading and aggressive commercial...
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19th May
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Incoterms® 2020 Rules—DPU Delivered at Place UnloadedThis Practice Note comprises the guidance note to the DPU Delivered at Place Unloaded Incoterm in...
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19th May
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SubcontractingThis Practice Note examines the following legal and practical matters in relation to entering into a subcontract or when granting...
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19th May

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Can a bailment arise where Party A stores vehicles for Party B without monetary consideration? This Q&A assumes that Party A stored vehicles for Party...
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17th Sep
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DeedsUnder English law legally binding agreements can be made orally, in writing or by deed.This Practice Notice considers the circumstances in which...
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17th Sep
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Contract disputes—key and illustrative decisionsNOTE: due to length of this Practice Note it is adviseable not to print the Practice Note but to use...
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17th Sep
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Limitation—tort claimsThis Practice Note addresses the issues arising out of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980) in relation to tort claims. It looks at...
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17th Sep
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—restructuring plan provisionsSpurred on by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the government pushed...
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17th Sep
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Contract interpretation—distinguishing between liquidated damages and penalty clausesLiquidated damages v penalties—when does the issue arise?Parties...
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16th Sep
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Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020—moratoriumThe Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (CIGA 2020) inserted Part A1 into the Insolvency...
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16th Sep
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Good faith in commercial agreementsThis Practice Note considers good faith in commercial agreements. It examines the concept of good faith and the...
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16th Sep
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How to terminate an agreementTermination—contractual and common law rightsAs commercial lawyers, we are used to being instructed to advise in...
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15th Sep
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RepudiationThis Practice Note concerns repudiation and sets out what a repudiatory breach of contract means. It explains how a repudiatory breach goes...
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15th Sep
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Brussels I (recast)—dealing with consumer claimsThis Practice Note considers the jurisdiction of the court over consumer contracts as set out in...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Morcos of 4 New Square 15th Sep
Q&As
Can I terminate a contract on reasonable notice?In answering this Q&A, we have taken into consideration what steps a party needs to take to terminate...
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15th Sep
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Can I rely on ‘Certificates of Force Majeure’ issued by the Chinese government confirming that coronavirus (COVID-19) is force majeure as a force...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Colbey of Lamb Chambers 15th Sep
Q&As
Can my force majeure clause protect me against the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19)?Is there a force majeure event?In English law, the...
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15th Sep
Q&As
How do I activate a force majeure provision?There is no judicially accepted definition of the term ‘force majeure’, so what the parties mean by it...
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Produced in partnership with Richard Nicholas of Browne Jacobson 15th Sep
Q&As
What remedies are available for breach of a contractual exclusivity clause?In answering this Q&A, we have assumed that the contract in question is a...
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15th Sep
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Can a contract be rescinded if, subsequent to the contract being concluded, one party attempts to redefine the terms?In order to determine whether an...
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15th Sep
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What is the process for revoking a deed or contract and putting in place a new replacement deed or contract?We refer you to the following Practice...
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15th Sep
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Can an agreement be terminated for frustration due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?What is the doctrine of frustration?If the contract does not include a...
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15th Sep

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